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dupeGuru is a tool for finding duplicate files on your computer.

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We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about dupeGuru and what they use it for.
  • Help dealing with 100k+ photos
    Before doing that use the free dupeGuru app: Use the Standard Mode (not Picture) and add two folders into it: First, add the top folder under which all the cloud files have been downloaded by LrC. Important: set this folder as Reference (under the State column โ€” it will show as Blue), so that dupeGuru doesn't delete anything from there. Then add the top folder under which the rest of the files are stored. Run... - Source: Reddit / 13 days ago
  • Duplicate Cleaner Tool?
    Sync all files to your PC and scan with dupeGuru. Works pretty well - Source: Reddit / 24 days ago
  • Software for sorting photos.
    I use Dupeguru nifty little free open source tool that does the job! - Source: Reddit / about 2 months ago
  • How do i fix a lifetime of photo organisation neglect?
    You can use dupeGuru on the folders with your photos โ€” before importing them into LrC. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Eliminating Duplicate Files
    DupeGuru - free, open source & cross platform - - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • HELP Getting organized, reigning in the chaos
    Then you must deal with the duplicates. There are plugins like the excellent (but pricey) Excire Search 2022 or the Duplicate Finder. Sometimes they are external apps like Photosweeper (which connects to LrC catalogs) or dupeGuru which can be used instead. The main problem is that you need to decide which of the several duplicate files you should delete and which (one) to keep. It's not always obvious that you... - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • organizing software?
    If your main problem is having duplicated files in multiple locations, or in the case of photos, similar ones in multiple locations, you can simplify your process by using a tool to find duplicated/similar files. In this subreddit the main choices seem to be DupeGuru and czkawka. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Moving large amount of pictures and movies to external HDD
    I wouldn't automate this step unless you're comfortable losing files, but I'd use Czkawka or dupeGuru. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Extracting picture+movie collection from pc to external HDD
    I'll assume you have proper backups. I would start by running a simple checksum-based de-duplicator on your primary storage, then run dupeGuru to find and remove similar pictures and czkawka to remove similar videos. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Best way to identify and delete duplicate photos/videos?
    Having helped my father just last week, using dupeguru. It have a "picture" mode that calculate the coefficient of "ressemblances" of pictures and detect beyond 2. Otherwise it's name and size. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Well, I'll see y'all in 7 hours. ๐Ÿ˜… (transferring all family data from a 2Tb to 4Tb external USB3 HDD)
    Sorry this is what I'm using DupeGuru works perfectly for me. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • How to clean up 400gb data
    You can use this to find duplicate files Https:// - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • HELP Camera Roll Upload issue, New Iphone migration from old Android
    You're basically screwed. I can't say for sure but I would bet money apple changed the file names of every photo imported to their filename pattern and, as such, Dropbox no longer knows those files are the same. Upload them then run a dedupe tool on the folder and get out the android version. I like as it has a specific image scanning option. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • De-duplication tool
    Czkawka should be fine. It can search for duplicates by size and hash, not just file name. Not sure how well Dupeguru will do but it also scans by filename or content: Also, for overall estimation of dedup savings, Starwind Dedup Analyzer is good: - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • I'm looking for a good duplicate file finder
    DupeGuru has worked well for me in the past. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • How do I delete duplicate songs in a library of 22,000 songs?
    I've had good results with dupeguru. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • How to view iPhone Backup files on Mac (and possibly the differences between 2+ backups)??
    No idea. You can use dupeGuru to find and remove duplicate files. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Find image duplicates
    Use deduplication analyzer to estimate the storage savings you can get after removing duplicates. As mentioned, you can use dupeGuru to remove duplicates. After removing duplicates, you can also use WinMerge to compare files in two or three locations to find ones that were modified recently to remove old versions... - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Tools to find duplicate files on muliple file servers
    Identify the duplicates, estimate your storage savings and remove duplicates using Dedupe analyzer and dedupeGuru. Https:// WinMerge can be used as well, especially if you have more than two locations to compare. Prior to removing any data, ensure you have a recent backup job finished successfully. - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Multi-Device/Cloud Sync w/ Backup โ€“ Sorry in Advance for Long Read
    Your OneDrive app on your iPhone will sync the camera roll files into your OneDrive Pictures folder on your PC. You will need to consolidate these files with those that LrC sees at x:\LrPhotos. Use dupeGuru to find the exact duplicates between x:\LrPhotos (set it as "reference" folder) and ..\OneDrive\Pictures (or wherever they are in fact downloaded). Have it delete ( or temporarily move elsewhere) the files it... - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • Using Lightroom as a media organisation tool
    You may also need additional tools before and after you import your photos into LrC. A great companion app ( if you are on a Mac) is PhotoSweeperX . You can also use dupeGuru to weed out the exact (bit-for-bit) duplicate files ( which, instead of just deleting them, can also move them elsewhere, retaining their folder structure) . The โ€” just released โ€” Excire Search 2022 plugin for LrC seems very promising... - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago

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